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Opening of Israeli market boosts live export trade
Adam Woods
The opening of the market provides another boost to what is a very strong live export trade.
29 October 2022 Markets
Blues back in business in Gort on Thursday night
Blues were back on top at the Gort special monthly continental weanling sale on Thursday night.
19 October 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: plain cattle under pressure
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s been happening in marts over the past seven days.
Camera at the Mart: roaring trade for top Blue heifers in Gort
The average sale price for in the region of 50 heifers traded was recorded at €3.90/kg, with 18 heifers topping €4/kg and selling to a top of €8.86/kg.
28 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: exporters active around mart rings
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening around the country’s marts.
17 August 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanlings take a positive turn
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what has been happening in the country's marts.
3 August 2022 Markets
Sheep mart prices: hogget sales starting brightly
An entry of over 150 hoggets met firm demand in Carnew Mart on Thursday last, but prices were influenced greatly by quality.
20 July 2022 Markets
Buying for Eid al-Adha underpins peak sheep kill
Reports indicate this week’s sheep kill is likely to be in excess of 70,000 head with a number of plants operating longer shifts and undertaking a limited kill of sheep on Saturday.
6 July 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: kill on target to top 70,000 head
The Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha underpinned the largest level of throughput in recent years and this year will be no different, with factories working overtime to fill orders.
6 July 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: factories operating at peak capacity
Agents have been working round the clock to source lambs, with factories, wholesale buyers and live exporters sourcing lambs for the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha.
4 July 2022 Markets